To minimize risk, two-factor authentication has become a necessity and is now generally being adopted. Two-factor authentication is the combination of two out of the three possible methods (something you know, something you have, something you are).
The Old Lake County Courthouse (or "The Grand Old Lady") was erected in 1878, but recent renovations led to the space's use as retail and offices, as well as a functioning courtroom, all operating with standard locks and keys. This is where the problems began.
As all security experts know, one of the basic principles utilized in securing buildings or institutions is controlling access onto the property and into building by using basic security measures such as security officers, fencing, bars on windows or electronic access control systems.
As companies grow, security becomes both a bigger challenge and a more urgent concern. Companies typically add new security systems as they grow, often resulting in an assortment of disparate systems that lack centralized management.